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SIDE EFFECTS INCLUDE ZIONISM: This Israeli drug helped Jimmy Carter beat cancer

By Gabe Friedman

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 20:  Former President Jimmy Carter discusses his cancer diagnosis during a press conference at the Carter Center on August 20, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Carter confirmed that he has melanoma that has spread to his liver and brain and will start treatment today.  (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

A drug that was researched and tested in Israel has helped former President Jimmy Carter overcome his life-threatening case of melanoma.

Carter announced on Sunday that the four cancerous lesions on his brain were gone and doctors had found no new signs of cancer growth.

He also said that he will continue taking Keytruda, one of a group of new so-called “immunotherapy” drugs, which aim to help a patient’s immune system defeat the spread of cancer. It was researched by Jacob Schachter at the Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel.

Keytruda helps immune system cells identify and destroy tumor cells, which usually pass by them undetected. This bolstering of the immune system is a break from the theory behind chemotherapy, which is designed to destroy cancerous cells but also destroys healthy ones.

Carter, 91, has said that he has experienced no side effects to Keytruda.

“The new drug creates real potential


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